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Grad. nuc E, with physis BS?

  1. Sep 22, 2009 #1
    Hey guys,
    I just started college as a current BS in Mech engineering. While I so far like this field, I often read about and seem alot more interested in Nuclear energy. Although the college I am currently at is a pretty big school (U of delaware) they do not have Nuclear engineering as an undergrad program. I was debating about going in for Mech E or physics before actually enrolling, and now am questioning again about my choice. Would I be able to go to a grad school for nuclear engineering with a physics BS? It seems like that would be more relevant than Mech E, and I really don't want to have to transfer at this time.

    Thanks,
    Ben
     
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  3. Sep 22, 2009 #2
    Nuclear engineering programs are rare enough that graduate level programs are much more lenient on the backgrounds they allow than most other graduate programs might. I think you'd be fine (in fact, when I took a nuclear engineering class, that's exactly what the professor had done).
     
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